[cairo] Non-antialiased rendering in image surface
M Joonas Pihlaja
jpihlaja at cc.helsinki.fi
Sat Jun 26 08:18:00 PDT 2010
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010, cu wrote:
> Is there something about non-antialiased rendering that makes it less
> preferred or slower than antialiased rendering wrt image surface?
Yes there is. The non-antialiased rendering is generally done via an
A1 format bitmap mask surface and this invokes general composition
paths inside pixman. There's no particularly good reason for this I
think other than "nobody uses unantialiased rendering."
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